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#HyderabadLiberationDay #MarathwadaMuktiSangramDin Thread on how Ganapati Celebrations, Nizam's follies, Razakar terror, common people's bravery, deft political manoeuvres, armed resistance, daring attempts, rapid 'police' action #OperationPolo led to Sept 17th, 1948.
When Lokmanya Tilak gave the call for Sarvajanik Ganapati celebrations in 1893, one of the first few people to answer his call outside MH were from Hyderabad..! In 1894, the Marathi speaking population of Hyd started Public celebrations of Ganapati at 2 locations.
One was at Shah Ali Banda. Arya Samaji Gore Shastri of Vaidik Dharma Prakashika installed the Ganapati near Akkanna Madanna temple. The other was installed by students of Osmania University in the Deodi of Bellap Hanumantha Rao near Hari Masjid Sultan Bazar.
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Let me tell you a small story, the story behind the iconic song Bandenaka Bandi Katti, by Yadagiri, who became famous as Bandi Yadagiri. The version sung by Gaddar in Maa Bhoomi is a slightly distorted version of the original -
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The original one contained reference to Reddys in place of Nizam Sarkar. No, Yadagiri wasn't targetting the Reddys. His choice of abuse was Visnur Deshmukh Rapaka Ramchandra Reddy, the one famous for Bairanpalli massacre.
He is considered one of the most brutal and rapacious of Nizam's men and ran a reign of terror from Visnur while his mother made Kadivendi Gadi her base. The word Gadi is used for the forts of these Zamindars and they usually maintained a private army to run their show.
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Somehow Sep17th has become just a Merger Day for TRS as if Razakars were dying to integrate with India. #HyderabadLiberationDay
Something to ponder about, How the Leader elected by people who wholeheartedly supported, #HyderabadLiberationDay have now been fooled by the Chief Minister!
What's Sep 17th 1948 for you? Day of Indian Integration of Hyderabad State. #HyderabadLiberationDay
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17th September 1948, On this day when Hyderabad state got rid from Islamic Rule of Nizam. Thanks to Sardar Patel

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On this day in 1948, erstwhile Hyderabad state was completely integrated with India.

Nizam of Hyderabad surrendered to Indian army, people of Hyderabad got independence.

Thank you #SardarPatel Ji for liberating Hyderabad from Nizam's rule. #HyderabadLiberationDay
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Not Merger,But Liberation - The Nizamian times of terror, riven by rape and rapine, the long decades of death and dishonour, were finally ended by Indian Army that marched into Hyderabad city on September 17, 1948
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“The vultures have resigned, I don’t know what to do”
The Nizam to K.M.Munshi when surrendering. Today marks the day when Hyderabad State became part of the Indian Union. Operation Polo ensured that Hyderabad wud not be another Kashmir.
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“The vultures have resigned, I don’t know what to do”
When the richest man in the world, the Nizam surrendered helplessly to a commoner K.M.Munshi. His army routed, all the people around him had either fled or surrendered themselves, leaving him alone.
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The Nizam after Operation Polo, quite often positioned himself as a helpless victim of the Razakars, a quasi military organization, founded by Qasim Rizvi, that wanted to integrate Hyderabad with Pakistan, and run it as per the Sharia. #HyderabadLiberationDay
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“The vultures have resigned, I don’t know what to do”
The Nizam to K.M.Munshi when surrendering. Today marks the day when Hyderabad State became part of the Indian Union. Operation Polo ensured that Hyderabad wud not be another Kashmir.
#HyderabadLiberationDay
“The vultures have resigned, I don’t know what to do”
When the richest man in the world, the Nizam surrendered helplessly to a commoner K.M.Munshi. His army routed, all the people around him had either fled or surrendered themselves, leaving him alone.
#HyderabadLiberationDay
The Nizam after Operation Polo, quite often positioned himself as a helpless victim of the Razakars, a quasi military organization, founded by Qasim Rizvi, that wanted to integrate Hyderabad with Pakistan, and run it as per the Sharia. #HyderabadLiberationDay
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